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Scientologists set to cash in on tax break

Title: Scientologists set to cash in on tax break
Date: Saturday, 23 June 2007
Publisher: The Times (UK)
Author: Dominic Kennedy
Main source: timesonline.co.uk

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A change in the legal definition of religion has opened the way for Scientology to claim a multi-million-pound British tax break by registering as a charity. Advisers believe the new law, which recognises groups that worship multiple gods, or none at all, entitles the movement to the same privileges as traditional faiths like Christianity. Pagans, witches, Rastafarians, druids and satanists may also be entitled to start rattling collecting tins bearing the label “registered charity”. Scientology, founded by the science fiction writer ... [Read the rest at timesonline.co.uk]